MV845K Legal Protection of Competition II

Faculty of Law
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. JUDr. Josef Bejček, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Kamil Nejezchleb, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Robert Neruda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Michal Petr, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. David Raus, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. JUDr. Josef Bejček, CSc.
Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Vladimíra Vraná
Supplier department: Department of Commercial Law - Faculty of Law
each even Wednesday 14:00–15:40 302
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MV845K/01: Mon 25. 2. to Fri 17. 5. each odd Wednesday 14:00–15:40 302, J. Bejček
MV845K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. J. Bejček
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/25, only registered: 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • Law (programme PrF, M-PPV)
Course objectives
Gaining the very newest and updated information on developments in Czech and European competition case law and on the very newest tendencies and considerations de lege ferenda. Developing and training some practical skills needed in the contact with antitrust authorities. Insight into the last decision making of the European Commission and ECJ. Training of legal writings related to antitrust (especially drafts of administrative and judicial actions and appelations), designing of compliance programmes. Commentaries to particular cases will be performed as well as the assessment of the arguments of parties involved. The limits of administrative and judicial discretion will be delineated. Lectures will be conducted in English. Some materials will be available only in Czech version (decisions of the Czech Antitrust Authority and of the Czech courts). Final thesis may be delivered in English.
  • Competence of the competition authorities, cooperation within the ECN and ICN (p) Leading European and Czech cases concerning agreements distorting competition : commentary, analyses and criticism by the students (p) Leading European and Czech cases concerning abuse of dominant position : commentary, analyses and criticism by the students (p) Practical proceedings issues related to the cartel agreements and to the abuse of dominant position (p) Most important Czech and European decisions on mergers - analyses and criticism by the students (p) Practical issues of proceedings on approval of a merger. Solving a hypothetical model case (p) Leniency programmes, compliance, competition advocacy (p) On a right appeal against the administrative decision (p) On a right administrative action in competition affairs (p) Private enforcement of competition law. Criminalization of competition law. (p) On prohibition of public subsidies and their relationship to competition (p) Colloquium, final assessment of semester papers and discussion thereon
  • Bejček, Neruda, Petr, Raus: Competition Law in the Czech republic, Wolters Kluwer, The Netherlands, 2014, ISBN 9789041158796
  • The EU law of competition. Edited by Jonathan Faull - Ali Nikpay - Deirdre Taylor. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. ccxxxiii,. ISBN 9780199665099. info
  • RAUS, David and Andrea ORŠULOVÁ. Zákon o ochraně hospodářské soutěže. Komentář (The Law on Protection of Competition. Comments). 1. vyd. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2014. 666 pp. Komentáře Wolters Kluwer. ISBN 978-80-7478-470-5. info
  • ROSE, Vivien. European community law of competition. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. lxviii, 40. ISBN 9780199639694. info
  • MUNKOVÁ, Jindřiška, Jiří KINDL and Pavel SVOBODA. Soutěžní právo. 2. vyd. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2012. xxvi, 619. ISBN 9788074004247. info
  • BEJČEK, Josef. Soutěžní politika a fúze v evropském kontextu (Competition Policy and Mergers in European Context). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 389 pp. Acta Universitatis Brunensis Iuridica 366. ISBN 978-80-210-5067-9. info
Teaching methods
lectures, homework, working on semester papers, case studies, using e-learning methods
Assessment methods
12x2 hours of lectures aiming at the hihg activity and involvement of the students . Semester paper and discussion thereon
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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